Cantwell to play at St. Paul

first_img1:30 p.m. Cantwell Sacred Heart of Mary’s boys volleyball playoff match against Milken Community is scheduled to be played tonight at St. Paul High School. For the second year in a row, the Cardinals found themselves in the CIF playoffs but with no gym in which to either practice or play their first-round match. “Last year, we practiced for the playoffs on the football field,” coach Mario Ruiz said. “This year, with the heat this week, we tried to find a place that was shady at least part of the time. We ended up practicing between two buildings, but it turned out that our practices lasted only about 30 minutes.” Ruiz said that it was nearly impossible to find an alternate practice site because most facilities are reserved ahead of time. He said he felt fortunate that while St. Paul’s gym was not available for practice time, the Swordsmen were able to at least accomodate the Cardinals for the playoff match. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

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Stars hold Tanzania in first leg CHAN qualifier

first_imgMigne handed first team debuts to 18-year old Musa Masika, younger brother to senior team winger Ayub Masika, keeper John Oyemba and last season’s Kenyan premier League top scorer Enosh Ochieng who led the attack alongside Kariobangi Sharks’ man Duke Abuya.Stars will need any kind of win in the return tie in Nairobi to progress to the second and final qualification round while a 0-0 draw will send the game to penalties and a scoring one sending the Tanzanians through.Harambee Stars starting XI v TanzaniaJohn Oyemba (GK), Bernard Ochieng, Mike Kibwage, Joash Onyango, Cliffton Miheso, Dennis Odhiambo (C), Kenneth Muguna, Musa Masika, Whyvonne Isuza, Duke Abuya, Enosh OchiengSubstitutes; James Saruni, David Owino, Ibrahim Shambi, Patilah Omoto, Samuel Onyango, Sydney Lokale, Piston Mutamba0Shares0000(Visited 7 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Harambee Stars head coach Sebastien Migne issues instructions on the touchline during their friendly match against Madagascar at the Stade Robert Bobin in Paris, France on June 7, 2019. PHOTO/Timothy OlobuluNAIROBI, Kenya, Jul  – Harambee Stars handed themselves a slim advantage over Tanzania’s Taifa Stars in the first leg of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) first round qualifier in Dar es Salaam on Sunday evening after playing to a 0-0 draw with the hosts.With a hugely inexperienced side at the international stage, Sebastien Migne ensured he kept a slim advantage ahead of the second leg to be staged in Nairobi next weekend.last_img read more

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Premier League round-up: Remy rescues Chelsea as Hull threaten upset

first_imgChelsea substitute Loic Remy scored with his first touch to bail out the below-par Blues as Hull City came close to causing yet another shake up in the Premier League title race.The table-toppers looked set to canter to another three points against Steve Bruce’s men with two goals inside ten minutes, only for the Tigers to level in a rampant first-half display.The impressive hosts continued to press forward after the break but their hopes of causing a shock upset were shattered when Allan McGregor saw Remy’s close-range shot squirm under him and over the line to seal a 3-2 Chelsea victory.Player of the season contender Eden Hazard opened the scoring with barely two minutes on the clock with a sumptuous finish after the Hull defence inexplicably allowed him a free run into the box.And the hosts appeared not to have learned their lesson as Diego Costa doubled Chelsea’s lead moments later with a fine curling strike into the top corner from an angle, after Hull again gave him far too much room.But the Tigers suddenly burst to life when Ahmed Elmohamady pulled one back on 26 minutes, tapping in at the far post following a driving left wing run and cross from full-back Andrew Robertson.And Thibaut Courtois, who made a hash of his attempt to play the ball out with his feet, then gifted Hull the equaliser as Abel Hernandez reacted quickly to level with a sliding finish.The Belgian goalkeeper turned hero after the break with a trio of crucial saves to deny successive efforts from Ahmed Elmohamady, Jake Livermore and Gaston Ramirez, and it wasn’t long after that Chelsea claimed the win.Remy had barely laced up his boots after replacing a hobbling Costa when he directed Willan’s cross towards goal and through the legs of McGregor to see the Blues move six points clear of title rivals Man City.Meanwhile, Queens Park Rangers suffered a further blow to their survival hopes as Everton ran out 2-1 winners at Loftus Road to inflict a fifth consecutive defeat for the Super Hoops.Right-back Seamus Coleman put the Toffees ahead in the first half following a swift counter-attack, but after the break Roberto Martinez’s men were caught napping at a corner as substitute Eduardo Vargas pulled Rangers level.It was another spirited display from the hosts, who have been galvanised by new boss Chris Ramsey, but they again fell short of the points as on-loan winger Aaron Lennon netted his first Everton goal with 15 minutes remaining to ease the Merseysiders’ own relegation fears. Chelsea forward Loic Remy scores the winner in close enoucnter at Hull 1last_img read more

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Video: Manchester United and Chelsea stars shine for Belgium in huge win

first_imgA host of Premier League stars were on form for Belgium as they beat Cyprus 5-0 in a Euro 2016 qualifier.Manchester United star Marouane Fellaini hit a brace, while Chelsea star Eden Hazard and Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke also struck in the clash, before Michy Batshuayi, a former Arsenal target, notched on his debut.And Hazard also claimed an assist in the match along with Southampton’s on loan defender Toby Alderweireld, who is wanted by Tottenham, who teed up Fellaini’s second.You can check out the highlights below… 1 Manchester United star Marouane Fellaini celebrates scoring for Belgium last_img read more

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Bayern Munich eyeing double swoop for Manchester United targets

first_img Matteo Darmian and Kamil Glik in action for Torino Bayern Munich are eyeing up a double swoop for Torino pair Matteo Darmian and Kamil Glik – despite growing interest from Manchester United.Glik has been linked with a move this summer after impressing in Serie A and helping Torino to a top-half finish.talkSPORT told you back in May about United’s interest in the 27-year-old, who is valued at around £10m.Louis van Gaal’s side are also known admirers of Glik’s team-mate, Darmian, as the Red Devils continue their search for a new right-back.The Italian impressed at last summer’s World Cup in Brazil and has continued that form for Torino.However, according to Tuttosport, United are set for a major blow with Bayern preparing a double swoop for the pair.Manager Pep Guardiola is hungry to add to his squad this summer and is hoping that a joint offer of £22m will land Darmian and Glik. 1last_img read more

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PLAN LAUNCHED TO SET UP IRELAND’S FIRST NATIONAL MARINE PARK IN DONEGAL

first_imgDonegal could be the location of Ireland’s first National Marine Park.One of the most ambitious marine environment projects in the history of the Irish state is being planned for Co Donegal.The project, which could create a much-needed jobs boost, plans to bring together three integrated marine initiatives of international excellence centred at Malin Head.The plans include the development of an Ocean Interpretation Centre, Ireland’s First National Marine Park and a Biosphere Fishing Reserve on the North coast of Inishowen. Project co-ordinator Emmett Johnston said the plan has huge potential.A series of public meetings is now planned to gather the views of the local public on the concept.The concept document focuses on the common marketing of environmentally themed tourism, locally caught sea food produce and sustainable community practices through the three initiatives.The main point of the concept document is that local coastal communities, tourism, fishing, academic and environmental sectors could gain significantly by coming together under one umbrella for the purposes of collective management and marketing of local marine resources. Different ways that a collective plan could be achieved are discussed in detail, with ideas such as the development of a common Malin Head brand for the various marine related sectors of particular note.Speaking about the launch of the concept document the project coordinator Emmett Johnston said the concept is about putting new ideas and solutions out into the community and seeing what the reaction is.“It’s a different way of approaching things, most people are used to being told from the top down what is going to happen and they may have difficulty understanding that this is just a concept, potential ideas for the future. It’s like planting a seed, then it’s up to local people to shape the idea and make it their own.”According to the group there will be a series of three public meetings covering the communities of Inishowen North, West and East. Each meeting will involve a presentation of the concepts and a feedback session where ideas will be taken and developed.Everyone is invited to read the concept document and give feedback before and after the meetings which will be held on the 18th, 19th and 20th of March at a variety of venues throughout the peninsula. All ideas are welcome according to the project coordinator Emmett Johnston.“Without community engagement this concept is just a piece of paper, it up to local people to decide if this is something they want and how they can benefit from it. We need everyone to come on board with the process, attend the public meetings and give their feedback. If the community does not put forward their own solutions to existing problems, then central government will eventually impose their solutions on communities.“We think the time is right for all the local interest groups to come together as one voice and to start doing something about the deteriorating situation here, if we don’t do something now some of the coastal communities on Inishowen could experience the same fate as the island communities did in the early 20th century.”Emmett explained that a short meeting with some of the fishermen from the north of the peninsula has already been held at the start of March. He explained that some fishermen saw there might be something positive in it for them and their sector, while others did not, however all of them were concerned about how environmental ideas in the document could end up negatively affecting their business.“The level of mistrust and doubt about new ideas and the ability of fishermen to do anything about their own situation is indicative of how shamefully the industry has been treated over the years. We think collective marketing of the area as a well-managed natural environment could help the local fishing industry sell their produce, but it’s up to them to make up their own mind about the ideas.“All we see this concept doing is kick starting people into thinking about how they can improve their own situation without waiting for central government to impose things on them. They might not take on what we propose, so what, these are just ideas.”All around the county the big question is how can an area create enough jobs to keep at least some of its young people from emigrating. Identifying what an area has that is unique or different may help them create jobs which cannot be shifted out of the area.The concept document released outlines a path using sustainable management of the natural environment as the catalyst to job creation on the North Inishowen peninsula, whether local people agree with that path or not remains to be seen. However it appears everyone is in agreement that something needs to be done and sooner rather than later.The proposal certainly makes for an interesting time ahead for those with an interest in the marine sector around Inishowen. How the various government bodies will react to this type of community led initiative is unknown, especially because they are the ones normally deciding the direction communities should follow.More details and a copy of the document can be found at www.baskingshark.iePLAN LAUNCHED TO SET UP IRELAND’S FIRST NATIONAL MARINE PARK IN DONEGAL was last modified: March 11th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:CommunityEmmett JohnstonfishMalin HeadNational Marine Parksharkslast_img read more

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Helping others stay organized

first_img 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! BUSINESS NAME: The Work Organizer BUSINESS ADDRESS: 9909 Topanga Canyon Blvd. #256, Chatsworth PHONE: (818) 884-8798 WEB SITE: www.theworkorganizer.com, help@theworkorganizer.com OWNER: Cindy Faith Ross ESTABLISHED: 2005 NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES: Just me DESCRIBE YOUR BUSINESS: I’m an efficiency expert providing service to individuals and businesses needing to organize, prioritize and maintain systems whether it’s office, home or otherwise. The Work Organizer provides productive solutions to everyday living. IS THIS YOUR FIRST BUSINESS? Yes WHY DID YOU START THIS BUSINESS? I’ve always been good at developing and implementing systems. I wanted to provide a service to individuals where I can help them decrease their stress and increase their efficiency. And I wanted to be my own boss. WHERE DID YOU GET THE IDEA? From many years working in corporate America and finding my strengths were in administration and managing others. HOW LONG WAS IT FROM CONCEPT TO OPENING? About a year. WHAT DID YOU DO DURING THAT TIME? I joined a networking group; did a lot of research; asked friends, colleagues and family members questions about their troubles in the workplace; and shopped around for office supplies and storage units. WHAT WERE YOUR STARTUP COSTS AND HOW DID YOU FINANCE THE BUSINESS? Minimal. Most of the start-up costs were in time networking with others, participating in events and speaking engagements. WHO DID YOU RELY ON FOR ADVICE? My family, friends, former and present colleagues and my accountant. WHAT HADN’T YOU CONSIDERED BEFORE OPENING? Just how many businesses there were that could benefit from my expertise, particularly in niche markets like real estate, accounting and Internet retail. WHAT IS YOUR EXPECTED REVENUE THIS YEAR? $50,000 to $100,000, hopefully. WHAT GOALS DO YOU HAVE FOR THE COMPANY? To increase my referral business. To increase revenue by 30 percent annually. To do monthly public speaking and to expand to outlying areas of Los Angeles. I would also eventually like to franchise. To be considered for a small-business profile, you should have fewer than 10 employees and be locally based. For a free profile questionnaire, call (818) 713-3699.last_img read more

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MAN RELEASED ON BAIL AFTER WOMAN HOSPITALISED FOLLOWING ASSAULT

first_imgA man was remanded on bail today following an incident in which a woman was attacked and hospitalised.Marcus Spratt, 29, was accused of attacking his former partner at their home at Aras Ui Domhnaill in Milford, Co Donegal in the early hours of Sunday morning last.No details of the alleged attack were given in court. Spratt was also accused of assaulting two men close to his home around the same time.Letterkenny District Court judge Paul Kelly was also told that there had been an outstanding bench warrant for Spratt’s arrest.The accused man, wearing a grey striped jumper and jeans, smiled when he was given bail with a number of conditions.He was ordered to sign on at Milford Garda Station three times a week and to observe a curfew between 9pm and 9am.He was also warned not to make any contact with the two men he is alleged to have assaulted or with his ex-partner.He was given permission to have telephone contact with the woman but only to discuss access to his children.Judge Kelly adjourned until September.Meanwhile on Sunday a woman was rushed to Letterkenny General Hospital after she had allegedly been doused in petrol and threatened.The woman’s condition is not believed to be life-threatening.MAN RELEASED ON BAIL AFTER WOMAN HOSPITALISED FOLLOWING ASSAULT was last modified: July 9th, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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PRAYERS OFFERED FOR SPEEDY RECOVERY OF ACCIDENT VICTIM CONOR

first_imgMasses have been offered for a speedy recovery of a West Donegal man involved in a serious accident.Conor Boyle – in a critical but stable condition.Well-known up and coming GAA player Conor Boyle is in a critical condition after being involved in a car crash in London on Friday night.Well-wishers have been inundating social media with good wishes for the 18 year old from Loughnaure. Conor, the third eldest of six boys who plays for Naomh Muire, is described as being in a stable but critical condition.His family, including his mother Sheila and father Hugh, are at his side at a London hospital.Dozens of messages have been flooding in for the well-known and much-liked young man on Facebook.Conor’s mum Sheila posted a message to family and friends on her Facebook page a short time ago asking them to keep him in their prayers. “Thanks so much to everybody for all your support and well wished . Conor is stable but still in a critical condition , he was taken off sedition last night but still in a coma.“It is early days but he is young and strong . Please remember him in your prayers.”A very well-regarded young sportsman, Conor is a very accomplished boxer as well as footballer. PRAYERS OFFERED FOR SPEEDY RECOVERY OF ACCIDENT VICTIM CONOR was last modified: September 8th, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Conor BoylehospitalLoughanurelast_img read more

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Cold snap returns with temperatures dipping to -5 tonight

first_imgMet Éireann has issued a Status Yellow Low-Temperature warning for Donegal.Temperatures will fall to between -2 and -5 tonight, with widespread frost developing throughout the night.The weather warning is valid from 6pm this evening until 12 noon tomorrow. Most places dry & cold this evening with long clear spells, but isolated light showers will continue to affect the SE for a time.Tonight will be dry under mostly clear skies. Winds will fall light inland and it will turn very cold, with temps falling to between -1 and -5°C pic.twitter.com/AGuvmrsa4l— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) January 6, 2018Munster, Connacht, Cavan, and Monaghan will also be struck by low temperatures tonight as the cold snap takes hold.It will be slightly milder along with east coast due to the onshore northeasterly breeze.Patches of mist and fog are also forecast to develop towards Sunday morning. Tomorrow morning will be frosty, with the cold persisting throughout the day with temperatures of just 1 to 4 degrees with light to moderate east to southeasterly breezes. More frost is expected to set in quickly tomorrow evening.Donegal County Council began gritting roads at 4pm this evening, and ask that motorists assume that no road is ice-free.To see which routes are being gritted this evening, you can visit Donegal County Council’s interactive map by clicking here.Cold snap returns with temperatures dipping to -5 tonight was last modified: January 8th, 2018 by Elaine McCalligShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:colddonegalforecastfrostMet Eireannweatherweather warninglast_img read more

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